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iTunes phone not being unveiled at V Festival

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Friday, August 19, 2005
News Categories: iTunes

The first of Motorola’s iTunes-compatible mobile phones apparently won’t be introduced at the two-day V Festival in the U.K. this weekend as expected by analysts late last month.

“Industry watchers have been eagerly awaiting the birth of a phone conceived in Motorola’s labs using Apple’s iPod DNA. But iTunes fans will be disappointed to learn that contrary to industry buzz, there will be no delivery this weekend,” reports TheStreet.com. Tech blog Engadget and the U.K.‘s Inquirer newspaper said Friday that the inauguration of the so-called Rokr phone won’t be happening at Virgin Mobile’s V Festival concert Saturday and Sunday in the U.K.”

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Comments

1

I heard they ARE going to unveil their new line of phones, the Vap-O-Ware series.

Posted by shaun3000 on August 19, 2005 at 2:24 PM (PDT)

2

I would not be surprised at all if this is the first of an on-going series of analysts turning out to be completely wrong in their predictions.

Posted by StinkieDMB on August 19, 2005 at 4:34 PM (PDT)

3

God I’m so sick of this damn phone already.

Posted by joe blow on August 20, 2005 at 6:50 AM (PDT)

4

Wow, this is getting pretty silly.

Posted by Jeremy on August 20, 2005 at 7:24 AM (PDT)

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